Da Gama Park

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Da Gama Park
Da Gama Park is located in Western Cape
Da Gama Park
Da Gama Park
Da Gama Park is located in South Africa
Da Gama Park
Da Gama Park
Da Gama Park is located in Africa
Da Gama Park
Da Gama Park
 Da Gama Park shown within Western Cape
Coordinates: 34°09′40″S 18°24′11″E / 34.161°S 18.403°E / -34.161; 18.403Coordinates: 34°09′40″S 18°24′11″E / 34.161°S 18.403°E / -34.161; 18.403
Country South Africa
Province Western Cape
Municipality City of Cape Town
Main Place Simon's Town
Area[1]
 • Total 1.17 km2 (0.45 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 1,463
 • Density 1,300/km2 (3,200/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 39.7%
 • Coloured 25.1%
 • Indian/Asian 14.5%
 • White 19.5%
 • Other 1.2%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • English 46.4%
 • Afrikaans 20.3%
 • Xhosa 9.6%
 • Zulu 8.0%
 • Other 15.6%
Postal code (street) 7975

Da Gama Park is a town in City of Cape Town Metropolitan Municipality in the Western Cape province of South Africa.

Township in the former Simon's Town district, north-west of the town. Situated in the Else River Valley, it was established for men of the Navy and their families. It was named after Vasco da Gama (?-1524), the Portuguese navigator.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Da Gama Park". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ Raper, Peter E. (1987). Dictionary of Southern African Place Names. Internet Archive. p. 127. Retrieved 28 August 2013.